A Not-So-Ironic T-shirt
Sunday’s Times, as we all know, carried the not surprising but never before so clearly documented news that one in four Williamsburg apartments is either bought by parents for their children or purchased by kids with trust funds. Today, on Curbed, comes the perfect response to this revelation, communicated, inevitably, in the medium of T-shirt. They’re apparently for sale at the corner of Bedford and North 11th.
The Williamsburg Condo Fashion Statement [Curbed]
Buying With Help From Mom and Dad [NYT]
early and often
Hillary’s Barack-Bashing: Too Soon?
Did Hillary Clinton’s longtime PR attack dog, Howard Wolfson, try to take a bite out of Barack Obama’s hide a bit too early? Wolfson demanded earlier this week that Obama take the extreme steps of removing Hollywood mogul David Geffen from his campaign and return his contributions after Geffen dissed the Clintons in an interview. It’s a dis that some strategists think didn’t need to be addressed. “It’s weird they let this happen,” says Basil Smikle Jr., a former senior Hillary aide turned political strategist. “That was a mistake.” How so?